Deerfoot provides excellent facilities for a wilderness camping experience, and offers an extensive instructional program that enables campers to learn a variety of outdoor skills. Awards can be earned in the following instructional areas: Archery, Sailing, Canoeing, Handcraft, Swimming, Wildlife, Campcraft, Fishing, Riflery, Survival, Tripping.
Awards Program gives an opportunity to select broad areas of interest. The pursuit of achievement in program areas offers a chance to discover, to excel, and to grow both in skill level and in relationship with God. In each of 11 instruction areas campers can earn a Basic, Advanced, and finally a Master Award. Those who earn 3 Master Awards receive their merit “D”. Young men who earn 6 Master Awards attain the coveted Honor “D.” Those earning an Honor “D” who also demonstrate leadership ability and spiritual maturity are eligible for Deerfoot’s highest honor: membership in the Lone Eagle Fellowship. Candidates who choose to become Lone Eagles take part in an initiation ceremony that requires the applicant to spend a night alone on the mountain with the Lord, where they select a Lone Eagle name of spiritual significance which they keep for the rest of their lives.